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Here are the top ten articles for the Cacti and Succulents Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Tips on Growing and Caring for Kalanchoes
Kalanchoes are known for their colorful flowers. They are popular gift plants but what do you do with them after they bloom? Give them some care and they'll treat you to bright flowers and baby plants for years to come.
2. Some Native or Naturalized Portulacas
Around the country there are a number of native or naturalized portulacas or purslanes. Here are detials on some of those.
3. Benefits of Indoor Cacti/Succulents
Houseplants have much to offer. These provide many kinds of benefits to indoor gardeners.
4. Calandrinia - Rock Purslane
With its bright magenta flowers swaying atop long flower spikes, the calandrinia is eyecatching. A bonus is that it flowers for many months with very little care.
5. Ghost Plant
The ghost plant, or mother-of-pearl is a great trailing plant to grow in a container. Its unusual color makes it a interesting companion to darker hued plants.
6. Crown of Thorns
Crown of thorns, or Euphorbia milli, looks like a cactus - but it's not. This easy to grow plant does well in containers and in the ground.
7. Diseases of Cacti and Succulents
For the most part, cacti and succulents are carefree plants. Given the right growing conditions, they will rarely suffer from serious insect and disease problems. However, as with most plants there are exceptions.
8. African Milk-Tree
Plants with a tropical look continue to be very popular. These lush species add an exotic look to indoor and outdoor landscapes. When it comes to choosing tropicals, you won´t go wrong with the African milk-tree.
9. The Paddle Plant
The large round leaves of the paddle plant, which have their flat surface perpendicular to the ground, can add interest to your succulent garden. In the ground or in a container they are a unique accent.
10. Growing Cacti and Succulents Hydroponically
If you love house plants but find watering is inconvenient, consider the hydroculture method. This is also known as hydroponics. This method is suitable for cacti and succulents, especially Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, and Easter cactus.
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